‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ Movie Review: An Often Visually Stunning But Disjointed Fantasy Epic

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Three Thousand Years Of Longing is the latest film from George Miller, the Australian director best known for the Mad Max film franchise that had new life breathed into it with the stellar Fury Road in 2015. Miller is similarly ambitious in this new film, about a scholar of narrative Alithea Binnie (Tilda Swinton) traveling to Turkey and her chance encounter with an immortal Djinn (Idris Elba) It’s an interesting setup, a lover of stories being offered three wishes, but first choosing to hear the stories of how the Djinn was trapped for, well, three thousand years. Swinton’s character is also …

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